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MacBook Pro :: MBP Won't Boot From CD / Fix It?

I took my MBP to a certified technician because my Mac wouldn't boot past the white apple screen. So when I took it to him he said it was the had drive that I needed to replace but wanted a ton of money to do it and it wasn't going to be a very big hard drive in terms of memory. So I decided to do it myself but when I got my new hard drive and plugged it into my MBP it wont boot from the CD. I have tried holding C when it boots and when I hold option the mouse comes up and I select the CD but it spins but never boots. I have no idea what could be the issue or why it wont boot from the CD. He told me my optical drive was fine because thats what I left it there for him to fix and he called me back and said nothing was wrong with my optical drive.

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View 2 Replies (Posted: Nov 20, 2010)

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